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Getting libraries ready for the election season

The midterm elections are steadily approaching, and libraries need to be prepared. Want to learn more about how the November elections will affect libraries? Don’t miss this year’s ALA Washington Update session at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference,

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How accessible is online government information?

The article below comes from guest blogger Pat Ball, who serves as the branch manager of the Cobb County Public Library System in Marietta, Georgia. The E-Government Act was passed in December of 2002. On November 7, 2007 the E-Government

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Learning Opportunity: Helping Patrons Find Jobs

Public librarians now have a second opportunity to learn ways to provide job-related e-government services to patrons. Watch archived footage of the webinar “E-Government in Action: Matching People with Jobs,” which was hosted by the American Library Association in early

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E-Government Webinar Video Now Available

Webinar video from the ALA webinar “Libraries & E-government” is now available. The online seminar focuses on helping public libraries provide their patrons with government services. As part of the webinar, participants will learn: How to use www.libegov.org, an easy-to-use

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Act Now: Another Free E-Government Webinar for Public Librarians

Due to popular demand, the American Library Association will host another free e-government webinar for public librarians on May 1, 2013. Librarians who take part in the new webinar, titled “E-Government in Action: Matching People with Jobs,” will learn how

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